Ravenglass & Eskdale Steam Railway

Many visitors to the Lake District come for the fell-walking opportunities, to stroll around picturesque villages like Grasmere or to sail across Lake Windermere, Ullswater or Coniston on one of many steamers and launches. But sometimes it’s worth trying something different, which is what we did on a recent visit to the region. My family [...]

By | 2018-10-08T10:32:29+00:00 June 18th, 2013|Attractions|0 Comments

The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction

Everyone, not just fans of Beatrix Potter, will enjoy stepping inside this magical world dedicated to the world-famous author whose wonderful tales continue to entertain adults and children alike. Situated in the heart of Bowness-on-Windermere, just a stone’s throw from the lake itself, The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction is open every day (except Christmas [...]

By | 2018-10-08T10:32:29+00:00 May 11th, 2013|Attractions|0 Comments

Ullswater ‘Steamers’

Ullswater, the Lake District’s second largest lake, is many people’s favourite. A gracious beauty flanked by high-rising mountains, its eastern shore is overlooked by Place Fell while to the west is mighty Helvellyn, the third highest mountain in the National Park. The best way to appreciate the beauty of this stunning spot is to either [...]

By | 2018-10-08T10:32:29+00:00 May 8th, 2013|Attractions|0 Comments


No trip to Bristol is complete without visiting one of the city’s most exciting attractions: At-Bristol. Aptly promoted as “an amazing world of hands-on discovery”, it’s a 21st century science centre amid the city’s historic Harbourside. Once inside, children and adults alike enter a world of discovery, excitement and exploration; seemingly every science topic imaginable [...]

By | 2018-10-08T10:32:30+00:00 April 26th, 2013|Attractions|0 Comments

Sea Life – Brighton

Located on Marine Parade, across the road from Brighton Pier, Sea Life should be on everyone’s itinerary when visiting the town. One of 35 centres located around the world, Brighton’s Sea Life boasts over 1,500 creatures and captivates its visitors by taking them on a journey from the water’s edge to the ocean’s depths. It [...]

By | 2018-10-08T10:32:31+00:00 March 15th, 2013|Attractions|0 Comments

Brighton Toy & Model Museum

Hidden away underneath the forecourt of Brighton’s railway station is a gem of a museum which will bring memories flooding back for adults and provide a snapshot of the past for younger visitors. It may not be the biggest museum around (it occupies four of the Victorian arches holding up the station’s forecourt), but what [...]

By | 2018-10-08T10:32:31+00:00 March 15th, 2013|Attractions|0 Comments

Royal Pavilion – Brighton

This stunning building, which took 35 years to make, is among Brighton’s premier tourist attractions – and it’s easy to see why. Classed as a “pleasure palace”, it was built for King George IV and possesses an exotic oriental style, inside and out. It’s long been part of the city’s fabric and tourists from around [...]

By | 2018-10-08T10:32:31+00:00 March 15th, 2013|Attractions|0 Comments

Brighton Wheel

Sitting in your air-conditioned capsule, 50 metres above sea level and listening to an informative commentary by comedian Steve Coogan, a ride on the magnificent Brighton Wheel is the ultimate way to admire Brighton, Hove and the splendid Sussex coastline stretching far into the distance. Situated next to Brighton Pier’s entrance, the wheel has 36 [...]

By | 2018-10-08T10:32:31+00:00 March 14th, 2013|Attractions|0 Comments

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